Airbus DS GEO API

Introduction & Benefits

Are you looking to do more business online? Are your customers asking for 24/7 access to tasking and ordering? Do you plan to promote your imagery services through a mobile application? As a partner or a reseller, Airbus DS GEO has a set of exclusive tools to help you build a successful online business.

Airbus DS GEO empowers partners and resellers to promote satellite imagery online and create great applications for their end users with a powerful set of API and some ready to use tools and code source.

Airbus DS GEO provides a Discovery API to search through our entire catalog of satellite image, an Ordering API to order archive imagery and a Tasking API to directly task our satellite and retrieve freshly collected imagery. Using these API will help you to create better user experience online, to fully automate your ordering process and to create useful web apps for your customers.

With these tools, you can target users right inside their business application.  You can create dedicated services focusing on what is relevant for your clients. Being more relevant will drive more sales and customer satisfaction.

Examples of tools created with our API

ESA, Esri, Exelis, Apollo Mapping, Harris, Blackbridge, CloudEO: A growing number of partners are using our API to create tools for their users. They have leveraged our API to create dedicated tools that help their customers be more productive. Without leaving their work environment, their customer can now search the whole archive of Airbus DS GEO and order relevant imagery to them in a timely and user-friendly way.

Here is what some partners have created with our API

Exelis ENVI Plugin for Airbus Archive
Exelis ENVI Plugin for Airbus Archive

 

This extension to the ENVI software allows ENVI users to discover and search for Airbus DS imagery right inside their processing application. Previews of imagery can easily be displayed on  the map.

ImageHunter from Apollo Mapping
ImageHunter from Apollo Mapping

 

Our reseller Apollo Mapping has been using our Discovery API to include Pléiades images in his Image Hunter Application. The speed of the API search and preview displays enables to create perfect user experiences for the web.

For Webmasters: Ready to use tools to include on your website

No need to be a developer to start using Airbus DS GEO API. You can use some of our predefined tools and include them in your website. Just define the final landing page and you are all set! Do not hesitate to submit requests for other widgets through this email: connectors@astrium-geo.com.

Quick Search by ID
Quick Search by ID

 

This widget enables to quickly retreive an image from it unique ID.

You can test this tool on our GeoStore webpage.
You can easily embed it on your own website with your own logo and style. A simple configuration will enable to point users back to your website or ordering form.

Quick Search by Location
Quick Search by Location

 

This widget enables to quickly retreive the most recent  imagery available over any location on Earth.

This tools enable searching by just indicating a location, a city name or a region name. You can test it on our GeoStore webpage. You can easily embed it on your own website with your own logo and style. A simple configuration will enable to point users back to your website or ordering form.

For Developers: Get started now!

To start using our Discovery API in your own application, you just need to register for an API key here and start looking to documentation. You can also have a look at the following applications and their code source to get you inspired.

Mobile Catalog Search
Mobile Catalog Search

 

This mobile application runs on smart phones and tablets and enable to search for the most recent archive and coverage over a country.

This application is provided as source code on GitHub and leverage
the Airbus DS GEO Discover API to search the entire catalog.
It is based on web standard (JavaScript, Leaflet, JQuery).
You can customize it as much as you like, either just changing the ordering form or completly reshuffling the user experience. We are eager to learn about your achievements.

Mobile Catalog Search